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Monday, November 22, 2010

Officials looking at speed limit on U.S. 117 South

For the time being, motorists will not be able to drive 60 mph, at least not legally, on U.S. 117 Bypass South. The increased speed limit had been suggested by Connie Price, chairman of the Technical Coordinating Committee of the...

United Way campaign needs community's help

United Way of Wayne County has four weeks left to raise the slightly more than $450,000 needed to reach its $1,400,932 goal. However, campaign Chairman Lynn Williams is optimistic that the people of Wayne County will come through. And...

Goldsboro man to face child sex charges

A Goldsboro man was jailed under a $6 million secured bond Saturday after the Wayne County's Sheriff Office arrested him on charges of numerous sex offenses. Joseph Anthony Raczkow-ski, 50, of Garrick Lane, faces six counts of first-degree statutory...

Gang conference draws local interest

Former gang members and ex-drug dealers told their stories of loss and recovery to more than 1,000 young peopleduring a three-day conference last week in an effort to combat the growth of gangs and drug use among young people...

Jobless rate dropping in Wayne

Unemployment in Wayne County has dropped below 8 percent for the first time in months, but it's clear to officials that some jobs won't be coming back in the same numbers that existed before the 2008 recession. Few companies are...